Lee Roy Skinner

September 11th, 1938January 14th, 2022

Lee Skinner was born on September 11th, 1938 to Clarence Preston Skinner and Maude Ellen Byrd at his home in Normangee, Texas. He passed away on Friday January 14th, 2022 in Broomfield, Colorado at the age of 83. 

Lee married Barbara McQueen. Together they raised four children.

Lee lived most of his life in Texas and spent a few years in California as well. In the later years Lee had moved to Colorado. 

Lee worked in real estate sales and development throughout Texas and California. Lee and Barbara owned LakeView Drive-in overlooking Birch Creek park. He was forever the salesman and continued in sales until later in his life. 

Lee loved the Marines and served in the marine corps in the 1950’s. He was stationed at Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, California and later in Kodiak, Alaska. He became an MP during his service and will forever be a marine in his heart.

 Lee loved to laugh and make others laugh with him. He was forever the constant prankster. Lee enjoyed taking his kids on road trips throughout the United States, insisting on stopping at every war memorial along the way. Lee continued to watch war and western movies till the very end. 


Lee is preceded in death by his mother: Maude Ellen Skinner, his Father; Clarence Preston Skinner of Somerville, Texas, his son; Richard Wayne McQueen of Arkansas, his brother; Sonny Skinner and his sister in law; Betty Skinner of Normange, Texas.


Lee is survived by his son; Dennis L. Skinner (Terri Skinner) of Grapevine, Texas, His son Gordon L. Skinner (Teresa Skinner) of Woodland, Texas, His daughter; Kelly McInnis (Bret E. McInnis) of Superior, Colorado. Grandchildren; Danielle Nicole Crowson (Chris Crowson) of Ft.Worth Texas, Brandyn L. Skinner (Molly “Brown” Skinner) of Flower Mound, Texas, Kyle T. McInnis of Denver, Colorado, Bo Michael McInnis of Boulder, Colorado and Micah Nicole Skinner of Grapevine, Texas. 

Great grandchildren; Caleb Crowson of Ft.Worth Texas, Cooper Crowson of Ft.Worth Texas, Chloe Crowson of Ft.Worth Texas, and Juniper Skinner of Flower Mound, Texas.

Our Dad was blessed to have so many nieces and nephews throughout Texas. He loved them all!"